Make your Girlfriends feel as special as their friendship is to you with these 25 Holiday Gift Ideas under $25!
The holidays are the perfect time to show your girlfriends how much their friendship means to you. So, we’ve got 25+ girlfriend gift ideas for Christmas gifts, Hanukkah presents, Birthday gifts or a surprise way of saying ‘thanks for being my friend’ – all under $25. Show your BFF how much special she is to you with a special gift!
- MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTIONS – A year of reminders of your friendship and your thoughtfulness. Give her the gift of something she loves like a magazine about her favorite hobby or passion – like Women’s Day for just some helpful info and inspiration ($5/year!), Women’s Health because you want her to be healthy and around in your life for a long time ($16), First for Women with 17 issues of helpful tips and coupons ($20), or something for a favorite hobby of hers – Beadwork magazine for your jewelry loving friends, Sew Beautiful for the seamstress sista ($24.99!), Women’s Running for those fitness friends ($20), and, for your gourmet girlfriends and foodie friends – Cooking Light ($18), Everyday with Rachael Ray ($15) and Food Network Magazine ($18). (And, more than $25 but my FAVORITE craft magazine – Crafts Magazine from England – $75/year but worth it!) More Magazine Subscriptions.
- COFFEE TALK – I love the conversations I have with a girlfriend over a cup of coffee (or glass of wine). Even though my girlfriend Deana and I live in different cities, we’ve been known to make a coffee talk date and go to our favorite STARBUCKS, then call each other as we our lives over our favorite caffeinated or decaf beverage. Give her a gift certificate for Starbucks and a promise to share it with her in person or over the phone. Just do it – spend time together! Starbucks Card, the perfect way to treat a friend or treat yourself. Or check out this Coffee Treats GIft Basket with Too Good Gourmet Cinnamon Cookies, Almond Biscotti, premium Coffee, Butter Toffee Popcorn, decadent Chocolate Truffles and fine Ghirardelli chocolates.
- FLOWERS – Something about a surprise gift of flowers can brighten any day. LOVE these by 1-800-Flowers called ‘Cupcake in Bloom‘ ($24.99). Perfect for a long distance friend whose day you just want to brighten, to a birthday surprise, to a happy way to say ‘I’m thinking of you!’ More flowers under $25.
- JEWELRY – It doesn’t have to be diamonds and gemstones to say ‘you’re special to me.’ Here’s a few for our girlfriends to remind them of our fun friendship everytime they wear these … Snowflake Necklace ($18), love these Freeform Flower Earrings ($18) (shown below), or gorgeous Swarovski Crystal Cluster Earrings (shown above) – Lavender & Lovely! (only $22 – check them out!). More jewelry gifts under $25.
- PAMPERING PRESENTS – We all need permission sometimes to relax and just take some time off. Give her a gift certificate for a mani/pedi – with you.We LOVE these cute cupcake bath bomb/fizzies that look just like real cupcakes, but are actually calorie-free indulgences for sweet scented soaks ($16.50). Or these Mary Kay Peach Pampering Hands products sure to make her feel loved and appreciated ($19). Girlfriend Spa Bath and Beauty Pamper Gift Trunk with a spa towel, terry velour eye mask, package of cotton puffs, bath mitt, pedicure toe separators, loofah, nail brush, bag, mesh sponge, pumice stone and more ($22). Or the ultimate pampering present: CHOCOLATE! Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Intense Collection ($20). More pampering gifts for women under $25.
- HOBBY GIFTS – Nothing says ‘I appreciate and admire your talents’ like a gift about her favorite hobby or fun way to spend time (that isn’t working, cleaning or taking care of others!). Give her some inspiration for doing more of what she loves – like crafting, cooking, reading or whatever she loves. For Gardening Girlfriends – Garden Tool Bag Gift Set ($23). For Gourmet Girlfriends (magazines above) plus Chia Gourmet Herb Garden ($17). For girlfriends who love to travel: 100 Places Every Woman Should Go (Travelers Tales). And, for Movie Lovers – Theater Gift Set Stovetop Popcorn Popper ($24 on sale – which inspired our next group of girlfriend gifts!).
- CHICK FLICKS – Because she’s fun and so are these great movies for girlfriends: Bridesmaids ($5.99), Love Actually (a great holiday movie!) ($7.99), and You’ve Got Mail ($5.72). More chick flicks she’d love to receive.
- MORE GIRLFRIEND GIFTS UNDER $25 – CALENDARS – like our faves from Anne Taintor ($12.59) and Curly Girl ($13.99). Lolita Love my Wine Glass, BFF style! ($19.99) MORE Girlfriend Gifts under $25.
Okay, that’s a little more than 25 Girlfriend Gifts under $25 – Now go shop and show your BFFs how special their friendships are to you with these special gifts.
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